Source: Donald Penn Agrees to Restructure of His Raiders Contract

NAPA – Raiders left tackle Donald Penn has agreed to restructure his contract, a source told NBC Sports Bay Area on Monday evening.

The Pro Bowl blind side protector took a small pay cut, and received more guaranteed money than he was previously owed.

Penn had two years remaining and $18.6 million on the previous deal, with only $3 million guaranteed this year and no guaranteed funds in 2019.

The Raiders asked Penn to take a pay cut last week, and ultimately worked out a more team-friendly total that ensures he'll have a bit more coming his way in 2019.

Exact totals of increased guaranteed money were not immediately known.

Penn remains on the physically unable to perform list recovering from Lisfranc foot surgery in Dec. 2017. He has been doing side work most if training camp and is nearing a return.

Penn worked out for Raiders coaches on Saturday, but head coach Jon Gruden did not update the veteran's status in a Monday afternoon press conference.

First-round draft pick Kolton Miller has been the team's first-team left tackle in Penn's absence. Penn has also made a point to mentor Miller during practice and even on the sidelines of Friday's exhibition versus Detroit.

He's expected to regain full health and, if he returns to old form, should be expected to start at left tackle. Miller has been solid in camp, and is learning well from practice mistakes.

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